Ukraine raises $13 mln in crypto after crowdfunding appeal

Ukraine raises $13 mln in crypto after crowdfunding appeal

A bitcoin is seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit TessierRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterLONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government has raised cryptocurrency worth almost $13 million after posting appeals on social media for donations of bitcoin and other digital … Read more

Crypto platform Wormhole says “funds are safe” after $320 mln hack

Crypto platform Wormhole says "funds are safe" after $320 mln hack

Representations of the virtual currency Bitcoin stand on a motherboard in this picture illustration taken May 20, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterMore than $320 million of tokens stolenHack is fourth-biggest ever crypto theftWormhole says on Telegram channel “all funds are safe”DeFi sites increasingly targeted by criminalsFeb 3 (Reuters) – … Read more

Microsoft leads $27 mln early-stage funding in crypto startup Palm NFT Studio

Microsoft leads $27 mln early-stage funding in crypto startup Palm NFT Studio

Dec 9 (Reuters) – Crypto startup Palm NFT Studio said on Thursday it had raised $27 million in an early-stage funding round led by Microsoft Corp’s venture fund M12 with participation from venture firm Griffin Gaming Partners.Palm NFT, co-founded by Joseph Lubin, offers services for artists to establish NFT marketplaces. Lubin was also one of … Read more

U.S. administers 429.4 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines –CDC

U.S. administers 429.4 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines –CDC

A healthcare worker prepares a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the COVID-19 pandemic in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File PhotoNov 6 (Reuters) – The United States has administered 429,442,508 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the … Read more

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine developer Clover raised $240 mln net proceeds in Hong Kong IPO

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine developer Clover raised $240 mln net proceeds in Hong Kong IPO

BEIJING, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Chinese COVID-19 vaccine developer Clover Biopharmaceuticals said on Thursday it raised $240 million in net proceeds in an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in Hong Kong.Based on the offer price of HK$13.38 ($1.72) per share, the net proceeds from the IPO, after deduction of underwriting fees and other expenses, … Read more

Crypto firms Tether, Bitfinex to pay $42.5 mln to settle U.S. CFTC charges

Crypto firms Tether, Bitfinex to pay $42.5 mln to settle U.S. CFTC charges

Oct 15 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency Tether and crypto exchange Bitfinex will pay $42.5 million to settle civil charges from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over allegedly making misleading statements and making illegal transactions.Firms doing business as Tether agreed to pay $41 million to resolve CFTC charges they made misleading claims about Tether’s cryptocurrency … Read more